Following an incredibly successful partnership for the Worldwide Awards Afterparty last year, Footpatrol and Gilles Peterson Worldwide are back again for the main awards event and to present the “The Footpatrol Track of the Year Award” for 2015. The Track of the Year award has previously been bestowed on Lone for “Airlow Fires”, Andrew Ashong & Theo Parrish for “Flowers” and Jamie XX’s tight remix of Adele’s “Rollin In the Deep” - there is a public vote to decide the winner worthy of “The...
Famed for his heavily improvised live sets and with a handful of killer releases under his belt (including production credits for the likes of Jose James and Ty) Taylor McFerrin is set for a big 2013. His debut album will drop on Flying Lotus’s Brainfeeder imprint so Gilles invited him down to the basement for [...]
Gilles set up the Steve Reid Foundation last year in memory of his close friend who sadly passed away after suffering from throat Cancer in April 2010 without the money for treatment that could have saved his life. Last years efforts to raise money were spearheaded by Gilles marathon run, which he completed in 4 [...]
A year on from the devastating tsunami that hit Japan, our good friend Toshio Matsuura shares this mix, following on from Gilles’ ‘Ganbare Nippon’ mix a year ago. Much love to all crew in Japan! You can download the podcast HERE [right-click-and-save on a PC // ctrl+click on a Mac]… or subscribe to Gilles’ podcasts [...]
Gilles takes a look back at his journey of discovery with the Havana Cultura project which has so far thrown up multiple trips to record in Cuba alongside the likes of Roberto Fonseca, Mayra Caridad Valdes, Los Aldeanos, Danay Suarez, Edgaro, Francis del Rio and a string of other amazing Cuban musicians, vocalists and rappers. [...]